Romantic loving is a roller-coaster ride of ecstasy and agony. It throws us up into the clouds in one moment, and the next it pushes us over the edge and into the abyss. Falling in love feels like we have found our other half. Yet, romance is, unfortunately, as insecure as a love lock on a Parisian bridge. Two Parisian existential philosophers and lovers — Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre — knew this all too well.
Below are my favorite quotes from these great minds: